Sitting at his drawing table writer/artist Dean Haspiel walks us through all the steps and thinking behind his creative process. Showing off some work on his upcoming webcomic, “The Last Mortician”, he shares thumbnails, character design and ultimately some uninked pages.

Dean Haspiel is one of those artists whose work I love and wish there was more of (even though there is plenty out there).  I just can’t get enough.  Here he shows off his new studio space where he creates his beautiful line work.

This is a bit of a parting from the usual fare here at The Comic Archive. The focus has always been on saving and preserving the history of how comics are made so that ten, fifteen, twenty years from now you will have a place to go to saturate yourself in the crazy days of ink and paper comics. But I’m taking a moment out of our regularly scheduled programming to take a look back at one of my favorite comics, one that I almost missed.

Stormwatch. (more…)

The new graphic novel “Farm 54″ represents author Galit Seliktar’s first foray into comic books. Working with her brother Gilad the two share memories of her childhood.

Mark Brooks is one of those artists whose work I love and wish had a higher profile. On his YouTube channel he has posted a timelapse video of him drawing a page of Uncanny X-Force. It’s all done in Photoshop and is quite a great watch. Check it out: